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Blocked Account Agreements in Canada – Back to Basics

Aug 31, 2021

A BAA is useful for lenders relying on cash collateral in secured lending transactions. We discuss the nature and function of BAAs in the common law provinces.

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NFTs and Canadian Copyright Law

Aug 31, 2021

This bulletin discusses the copyright considerations regarding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) under Canadian copyright law.

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Strike Two…
The Commissioner Loses Second Injunction To Block Merger

Aug 27, 2021

Unlike in some jurisdictions, Canadian merger review has not given rise to significant excitement of late. The recent Secure/Tervita case may have changed that

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British Columbia Reinstates Facemasks in Indoor Public Settings

Aug 25, 2021

British Columbia Reinstates Facemasks in Indoor Public Settings

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New Proof of Vaccination Requirement May Impact British Columbia Employers and Workplaces

Aug 24, 2021

New Public Health Order will require proof of vaccination for British Columbians to attend certain events, services and businesses.

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Clipping Wings and Stalling Engines: The proposed Canadian federal luxury tax raises issues for vendors, manufacturers, service providers and consumers

Aug 24, 2021

Proposed Canadian federal luxury tax raises issues for the aviation, automotive and boat industries

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Canada Modifies Belarus Sanctions and Introduces Efficiencies to Report Requirements under Sergei Magnitsky Law

Aug 23, 2021

The Canadian government recently introduced modified sanctions against Belarus and efficiencies to report requirements under Sergei Magnitsky Law.

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“Breathing Issues” Resulting from Wearing a Face Mask Does Not Amount to a Protected Disability

Aug 20, 2021

The Human Rights Tribunal dismisses another discrimination complaint relating to a refusal to wear a face mask in a store.

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Five-Star Rating? Uber Class Action Lawsuit Gets Certified

Aug 19, 2021

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has certified a class action lawsuit brought by Uber drivers allegedly misclassified as independent contractors.